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    Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, 1809-1979

    Aviation pioneers and inventors. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, business accounts, legal papers, minutes, reports, printed matter, photographs, blueprints, and scrapbooks relating primarily to the invention of the airplane and the development of aviation.

    • Date: 1809
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    Benjamin Delahauf Foulois papers, 1898-1966

    Military officer and pioneer aviator. Correspondence, diaries, reports, official documents and personnel records, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to Foulois's military career and the development of air power in the United States military.

    • Contributor: Foulois, Benjamin Delahauf
    • Date: 1898
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    Paul M. Robinett papers, 1915-1972

    Army officer. Personal and official correspondence, writings, military papers, and other material relating to Robinett’s career as combat commander, commandant of the Armored Force School of Fort Knox, Ky., and chief, Special Studies Section, Office of the Chief of Military History.

    • Contributor: Robinett, Paul M. (paul McDonald) - Robinett, Paul M.
    • Date: 1915
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    H.W. Halleck papers, 1843-1896

    Army officer, lawyer, and businessman. Chiefly military and personal correspondence, telegrams, military notebook and scrapbook, and a fragment of an article.

    • Contributor: Halleck, H. W. (henry Wager) - Halleck, H. W.
    • Date: 1843
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    G.T. Beauregard papers, 1844-1883

    United States and Confederate Army officer, engineer, railroad executive, and public official. Correspondence, scrapbooks, and military papers, including letterbooks, headquarters records, telegrams and dispatches, orders, endorsements, and rosters. The bulk of the papers, 1861-1865, relate primarily to Beauregard's career as a general in the Confederate Army, especially at Fort Sumter and Charleston, South Carolina; Manassas and Petersburg, Virginia; Shiloh, Tennessee; Corinth, Mississippi; and Atlanta, ...

    • Contributor: Beauregard, G. T. (gustave Toutant) - Beauregard, G. T.
    • Date: 1844
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    Ulysses S. Grant papers, 1819-1974

    United States president and army officer. General and family correspondence, speeches, reports, messages, manuscript of Grant’s memoirs (1885), military records, financial and legal records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and miscellaneous papers relating to Grant’s career in the military, politics, and government.

    • Contributor: Grant, Ulysses S. (ulysses Simpson) - Grant, Ulysses S.
    • Date: 1819
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    David D. Porter family papers, 1799-1899

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logbooks, orders, reports, memoranda, family papers, drafts of articles, memoirs, poems, short stories, and other literary writings, sketches, photographs, and printed matter documenting David D. Porter's naval career. Includes material on his years as a midshipman, his service in the Mexican War, trips to the Mediterranean to secure camels for use by the United States Army, Civil War service, superintendency ...

    • Contributor: Porter, David D. (david Dixon) - Porter, David D.
    • Date: 1799
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    Robert Lee Bullard papers, 1881-1955

    Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, speeches, writings, printed matter, maps, photographs, memorabilia, legal documents, and other material relating chiefly to Bullard's military career, activities as president of the National Security League, and work as an author.

    • Contributor: Bullard, Robert Lee
    • Date: 1881
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    Merrill Moore papers, 1904-1979

    Psychiatrist and poet. Diaries, correspondence, notebooks, biographical material, family papers, genealogical records, literary papers, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating to Moore's career as a psychiatrist and poet.

    • Contributor: Moore, Merrill
    • Date: 1904
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    George Brinton McClellan papers, 1783-1898

    Army officer and governor of New Jersey. Correspondence, diaries, military papers, memoranda, telegrams, notes, writings, printed copies of speeches, articles, and books relating primarily to McClellan's Civil War service, particularly the Yorktown and Maryland campaigns.

    • Contributor: McClellan, George Brinton
    • Date: 1823
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    W.A. Croffut papers, 1774-1933

    Author, editor, and poet. Correspondence, writings, minutes, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous items pertaining chiefly to Croffut's publications, activities with the Anti-Imperialist League, and the presidential campaign of 1900. Includes material relating to Ethan Allen Hitchcock, copies of correspondence with Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne, wife of Nathaniel Hawthorne, journals of Henry Alfred Robbins, letters of John Quincy Adams and Jefferson Davis, and autograph material.

    • Contributor: Croffut, W. A. (william Augustus) - Croffut, W. A.
    • Date: 1774
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    Ethan Allen Hitchcock papers, 1793-1888

    Army officer and author. Collection includes correspondence, notes, speeches and writings, and printed matter relating to Hitchcock's military career and his interest in metaphysics and philosophy.

    • Contributor: Hitchcock, Ethan Allen
    • Date: 1793
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    Breckinridge family papers, 1752-1965

    Family prominent in Kentucky and national politics and government. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and articles, subject files, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, and other papers of various members of the Breckinridge family. The bulk of the collection is composed of the papers of John Breckinridge, Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, John Cabell Breckinridge, William C. P. Breckinridge, Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, Mary Desha, Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge, Madeline (McDowell) ...

    • Date: 1752
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    George H. Stuart papers, 1792-1946

    Businessman, evangelist, and collector of autographs. Correspondence mainly with political and military leaders from the Civil War, clippings, photographs, printed matter, scrapbook, and miscellaneous material.

    • Contributor: Stuart, George H. (george Hay) - Stuart, George H.
    • Date: 1792
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    Donald Benham Civil War collection, 1806-1916

    Collector. Correspondence, financial and legal records, military orders and records, speeches, and miscellaneous items comprising the Civil War collection of Donald Benham.

    • Contributor: Benham, Donald
    • Date: 1806
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    William Crawford Gorgas papers, 1857-1919

    Army medical officer. Correspondence, reports, addresses, articles, financial and miscellaneous records, medical papers, charts, clippings, photographs, and printed material dealing primarily with the fight against yellow fever in Cuba and Panama.

    • Contributor: Gorgas, William Crawford
    • Date: 1857
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    Henry Clay family papers, 1732-1927

    Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), United States secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family.

    • Contributor: Clay, Henry
    • Date: 1732
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    Gibson-Getty-McClure families papers, 1777-1926

    Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, military papers, and miscellany relating to various members of these allied families from the area of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. Includes correspondence of General George Gibson (d. 1861) and the jurist John Bannister Gibson (1780-1853) and papers, 1777-1854, relating to the Revolutionary War service of their father, Colonel George Gibson (1747-1791); papers of George Washington Getty (1819-1901) and members of his ...

    • Date: 1777
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    Robert Garrett family papers, 1778-1925

    Garrett family of Baltimore, Md. Family members represented include Robert Garrett, railroad official, financier, and merchant, and his son John W. Garrett, railroad official and financier. Correspondence, business documents, and other papers relating to mercantile affairs in Baltimore, Maryland, and to Robert Garrett & Sons and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.

    • Contributor: Garrett, Robert
    • Date: 1778
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    August V. Kautz papers, 1846-1939

    United States army officer. Diaries, memoirs, scrapbooks, military orders, correspondence, newspaper clippings, topical files, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to Kautz's military service in the Civil War and during Indian conflicts in the West before and after the war.

    • Contributor: Kautz, August V. (august Valentine) - Kautz, August V.
    • Date: 1846
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    Neil Sheehan papers, 1920-1993

    Author and journalist.Correspondence, drafts of writings, notes, research material, interview transcripts, and other papers relating to Sheehan's writings concerning the Vietnam War, especially his books, A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam (1988) and After the War Was Over: Hanoi and Saigon (1992), and to publication of the Pentagon Papers.

    • Contributor: Sheehan, Neil
    • Date: 1920
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    Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, 1822-1913

    Union army officer. Correspondence, diaries, journals, and military papers detailing Heintzelman’s service in the United States Army from his years at the United States Military Academy through the Civil War. Includes descriptions of activities in Indian wars in Florida, the Southwest, and California, and during the Mexican War.

    • Contributor: Heintzelman, Samuel Peter
    • Date: 1822
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    Everett Strait Hughes papers, 1903-1975

    Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, and orders concerning Hughes’s career in ordnance and general staff work in the United States Army, including during the Mexican Punitive Expedition, World War I, and World War II.

    • Contributor: Hughes, Everett Strait
    • Date: 1903
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    J. Thomas Schneider papers, 1915-1960

    Army officer, government official, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, treaties, writings, maps, and other papers relating chiefly to Schneider's service as personal aide to Gen. John J. Pershing, commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe during and after World War I.

    • Contributor: Schneider, J. Thomas (john Thomas) - Schneider, J. Thomas
    • Date: 1915
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    Joseph Bloomfield Osborn papers, 1862-1865

    Soldier and sailor. Mainly Civil War correspondence of Osborn, who served in Company F, 26th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry and in the U.S. Navy, together with a diary and biographical sketch of Osborn.

    • Contributor: Osborn, Joseph Bloomfield
    • Date: 1862